TITLE

Chronic Tuberculous Retropharyngeal Abscess Due to Vertebral Tuberculosis with Associated Calvarial Tuberculosis

AUTHOR(S)
Goswami, P.; Medhi, N.; Sarma, P. K.; Khaund, G.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Neuroradiology Journal;Apr2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p270
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The occurrence of chronic tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess and calvarial tuberculosis is rare, even in isolated form. Chronic tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess is usually due to vertebral tuberculosis in adults. Calvarial tuberculosis is a rare manifestation of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis with limited reports in medical literature. We describe a rare case of chronic tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess due to vertebral tuberculosis with associated calvarial tuberculosis.
ACCESSION #
37835891

 

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